It’s been a busy year for the real estate crowd, but things might be slowing down a bit for Chinese buyers of overseas assets, according to the latest government numbers. Figure in the spring festival effect before you read too… Read More>>
Alibaba’s Jack Ma may be the hero of Hangzhou, but following his company’s $25 billion IPO last year, the Chinese tech giant appears to have picked up a pied-a-terre in Hong Kong.
Ma is reported by the South China Morning… Read More>>
Chinese has already become famous for its wealthy buyers of overseas homes, and now one of its most famous billionaires has purchased a 28,100 acre (11,371 hectare) estate in New York that formerly belonged to the Rockefeller family.
Jack Ma,… Read More>>
A logistics provider belonging to the Alibaba group plans to add about four million square metres of new warehouse space to the one million that it already owns by the end of 2016 as China’s biggest ecommerce player pushes to… Read More>>
Alibaba’s Jack Ma seems to have decided that name-calling was the best response to a critical report by a Chinese regulator this week, and the resulting fallout helped rival billionaire Wang Jianlin, return to his former perch as China’s richest… Read More>>
Fresh off of a $3.7 billion Hong Kong IPO, China mall developer Dalian Wanda is attempting to put some of its new cash to work in the world of ecommerce.
The owner of China’s biggest chain of malls – with… Read More>>
When President Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption drive last year by declaring war on “tigers and flies” few could have imagined that he was also helping Internet magnate Jack Ma to launch a whole new ecommerce initiative.
Now Ma’s Taobao.com,… Read More>>
Just in case Alibaba’s Jack Ma needed another win before his ecommerce giant launches its IPO next week, one of China’s biggest real estate agencies announced this week that it has begun selling houses on his group’s Taobao B2C platform.
The companies belonging to three of China’s richest men are joining forces to form a new RMB 5 billion ($814 million) online shopping platform as Dalian Wanda, Tencent and Baidu are reported to be ready to sign a deal as… Read More>>
Assets managed by China’s trust management firms grew at only 64 percent of their average rate during the first quarter of 2014, as the country’s shadow-banking industry struggled with worried customers, declining returns, and new competition from online funds.
Government-backed… Read More>>